Luciana Maria Holanda

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To the Editor: Arcanobacterium pyogenes is a normal inhabitant of the mucous membranes of domestic animals, such as cattle, sheep, swine, and goats (1). Diseases caused by this agent have been reported for persons who live in rural areas and have underlying illnesses such as cancer and diabetes (2–4). A recent literature review (3), elicited by a case of A.(More)
Electron spin resonance (ESR) can probe conduction electrons (CE) and local moment (LM) spin systems in different materials. A CE spin resonance (CESR) is observed in metallic systems based on light elements or with enhanced Pauli susceptibility. LM ESR can be seen in compounds with paramagnetic ions and localized d or f electrons. Here we report a(More)
This work reports on electron spin resonance experiments in oriented single crystals of the hexagonal AlB2 diboride compound (P6/mmm, D16h structure) which display conduction electron spin resonance. The X-band electron spin resonance spectra showed a metallic Dysonian resonance with g-value and intensity independent of temperature. The thermal broadening(More)
The Electron Spin Resonance (ESR) of diluted magnetic ions (MI) of Er3+, Yb3+ and Mn2+ in Ag nanoparticles (NPs) is reported. Monodisperse samples of Ag NPs doped with these MI were synthesized by reducing silver nitrate and MI-oxides. This simple method can be extended to all rare-earths. The measurements of the g-values and hyperfine splittings indicates(More)
β-YbAlB4 has become one of the most studied heavy fermion systems since its discovery due to its remarkable physical properties. This system is the first reported Yb-based heavy-fermion superconductor (HFS) for which the low-T superconducting state emerges from a non-fermi-liquid (NFL) normal state associated with quantum criticality Nakatsuji et al 2008(More)
This paper presents the synthesis and characterization of colloidal NaYF4 and NaYF4:20% Gd lanthanide nanocrystals. The nanoparticles were prepared by chemical route using co-thermolysis of Na(CF3COO), Y(CF3COO)3 and Gd(CF3COO)3 precursor in oleylamine surfactant/phenylether at Ts = 250 degrees C. By tuning the precursor/surfactant molar ratio during the(More)
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